'The electricity from the lightning actually went through him and caused him to black out and go to the floor.'
An alligator attack claimed the life of a man in South Carolina, prompting one an expert to issue a warning.
When you think of catfish, you probably don't associate them with stingers and venom, but they can be surprisingly dangerous.
'Most Heartwarming Story of the Day': Dog Lost for a Week Found Yelping at Bottom of Pit in Nat'l Park
Based on her condition, it appears that she could have spent most or all of that time stuck in the crevasse.
60 Stranded in Rural Montana After Flooding, Told Rescue Could Take Weeks: Then National Guard Arrives
The people were told it could take up to four weeks for help to arrive, so they buckled down and started planning how they would survive.
The kids - most of whom were 11 or 12 - were in varying states of exhaustion, dehydration and shock after being stranded for 30 hours.
The girl was playing hide-and-seek with friends in the woods when the mountain lion attacked and started dragging her away.
Local rescue teams responded to the scene with climbers, pulley systems and, eventually, a helicopter.
'When you get sucked into a vortex, it’s kind of like a spin cycle in a washing machine,' the game warden said.
The custodian was not alone that early morning: A young mountain lion had also ventured onto the school grounds.
While the fisherman certainly wasn't expecting the fish to leap into his mouth, the fish didn't seem too happy about the situation either.
The dog kept swimming farther and farther out in dangerous water conditions until one brave man jumped in and took it back to shore.
If all goes well, in four months the little calf named 'Cinder' will be big enough to release back into the wild.
The team tried to remove the net from the boat, but when that didn't work, they got into the water with the giant whale.
Tuesday morning was busy for firefighters in Mission, Texas, as they responded to calls for help after heavy rains and flooding hit the area.
Some said they hoped the man got a good dressing-down for his behavior; others said they hoped he was fined.
'Rescue personnel responded and found a female patient who had fallen approximately 40 to 50 feet down a waterfall from the top of the falls.'
Volunteers are asking for the public's help to cover the dog's medical fees so that the grieving family has one less thing to worry about.
Most people wouldn't think twice about making sandcastles or digging in the sand, but the water isn't the only danger on the beach.
The zoo shared that at this age, joeys are just gaining some independence and exploring - but they cannot survive for long on their own.